Adverity to Provide Open Access to Sources, Including Salesforce, LinkedIn and Google Analytics, with SAP Data Warehouse Cloud

Connecting different data sources and bringing them all together streamlines marketing decisions through actionable insight
Adverity, a leading force in marketing data intelligence, has announced a partnership with SAP that will allow organisations to streamline marketing data integration with SAP Data Warehouse Cloud.

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Comcast Partners With NuEyes to Enable Customers With Visual Disabilities to See TV With Smartglasses

Companies Work Together to Integrate Comcast’s Xfinity Stream into NuEyes Smart Assistive Technology
Comcast announced a partnership with wearable technology startup NuEyes to bring the Xfinity Stream entertainment viewing experience to visually impaired customers through NuEyes virtual reality technology.

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TiVo Chooses SpotX for Monetization of Ad-Supported CTV Inventory on TiVo+ and Beyond

TiVo, the company that brings entertainment together to make it easy for consumers to find, watch, and enjoy, today announced a new partnership with SpotX, the leading global video advertising and monetization platform, to power the monetization of TiVo+ and TiVo’s connected TV (CTV) inventory across its entire footprint.

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Confirmit Announces AI-Driven Digital Experience Solutions

Confirmit has announced a tranche of new features to its Confirmit Horizons platform. Together, they provide a seamless digital experience that delivers richer insights from Customer Experience and research programmes. The latest innovations simplify the challenges of understanding and acting on digital feedback.

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Predictive Analytics Advances Rewrite Rules On Corporate Conferences

In years past, it was quite the cumbersome task to put together corporate conferences for the dissemination of important information and trends among industry stakeholders. It was only within the last few years that advancements in technology have provided efficient ways to bring large groups of stakeholders together for them to share information.

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PepsiCo Foodservice Unveils New Digital Lab to Help Restaurants Thrive In The Evolving Digital Marketplace

The new analytics-driven consultancy will bring together digital and technology partners to provide resources and solutions for foodservice customers
Digital disruption driven by consumer engagement with technology is transforming the restaurant and hospitality industry. That is why PepsiCo, Inc.

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NIPS 2016 Workshop on Approximate Inference

We’re organizing a NIPS workshop on approximate inference. It is together with Tamara Broderick, Stephan Mandt, and James McInerney—and alongside an incredible cast of seminal researchers: David Blei, Andrew Gelman, Mike Jordan, and Kevin Murphy. [Workshop homepage]
This year, we set a theme based on what we believe are some of the most important challenges.

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Autonomous Monday at OpenWorld 2019 – List of Must See Sessions

Here you go folks…OpenWorld is so big this year so to help you get the most from Monday I have put together a cheat sheet listing all the best sessions. Enjoy your Monday and make sure you drink lots of water!
If you want this agenda on your phone (iPhone or Android) then checkout our smartphone web app by clicking here
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Autonomous Wednesday at OpenWorld 2019 – List of Must See Sessions

Here you go folks…OpenWorld is so big this year so to help you get the most from Monday I have put together a cheat sheet listing all the best sessions. Enjoy your Wednesday and make sure you drink lots of water!
If you want this agenda on your phone (iPhone or Android) then checkout our smartphone web app by clicking here
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Autonomous Tuesday at OpenWorld 2019 – List of Must See Sessions

Here you go folks…OpenWorld is so big this year so to help you get the most from Monday I have put together a cheat sheet listing all the best sessions. Enjoy your Tuesday and make sure you drink lots of water!
If you want this agenda on your phone (iPhone or Android) then checkout our smartphone web app by clicking here
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NIPS 2017 Workshop on Approximate Inference

This year we’re organizing the third NIPS workshop on approximate inference. It is together with Francisco Ruiz, Stephan Mandt, Cheng Zhang, and James Mclnerney—and alongside our amazing committee of Tamara Broderick, Michalis Titsias, David Blei, and Max Welling.
Call for papers below.
Note: We have a lot of funding for awards this year.

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Twisting faces

Some usecases of clmtrackr
In the previous post, I explained how CLMtrackr was put together. Since then, my examples of face substitution and emotion detection has received a fair amount of attention, so in this post I’m going to explain a bit about how these are put together as well, plus comment on some fixes that I’ve done to CLMtrackr recently.

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“If you deprive the robot of your intuition about cause and effect, you’re never going to communicate meaningfully.” – Pearl ’18

In a paper at NIPS ’15, Judea Pearl and co. put together a toy example when all of the standard multi-armed bandit (MAB) algorithms fail. The paper shows that a MAB algorithm can do worse than random guessing, how to overcome the problem in one such case, and raises questions that need to be addressed when standard MAB algorithms are used in practice.

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In 2018, people are more open to love that crosses borders than ever before

Together with Rosetta Stone, we’re releasing our first Language of Love Report — just in time for Valentine’s DayContrary to what many of us predicted, the world did not implode in 2017. There’s always this year for a worldwide shutdown — but, despite everything that’s going on, we’re feeling pretty hopeful that 2018 may be the year of unity, versus division.

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Time for an Update

A blog that’s been going for more than 11 years has a backlog, so I put together a highlights page to collect some of the more interesting posts. I’ve just updated it for the first time since 2014.
Whiteboard SeriesI’m having more conversations about methodology lately, which means more opportunities to talk about the three models I’m working on.

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